Sara Badilini

Sara Badilini is an author at Religion News Service.

All Stories by Sara Badilini

Bringing the Torah’s ‘Sabbath of the land’ to Jewish American farmers

By Sara Badilini — April 22, 2022
(RNS) — The tradition of shmita, a Jewish answer to how to fight climate change, is spreading beyond Israel.

Rain gardens are a practical, ecological and theological solution for houses of worship

By Sara Badilini — February 9, 2022
(RNS) — A common environmentally friendly solution to flooding, rain gardens satisfy a common theological thread running through many faiths.

Muslims in interfaith bonds are proliferating. Imams willing to marry them are not.

By Sara Badilini — January 10, 2022
(RNS) — One out of five Muslims is in an interfaith relationship, surveys suggest. But few imams are willing to conform the traditional Muslim wedding ceremony to their needs, couples say.

In Catholic Italy, ‘de-baptism’ is gaining popularity

By Sara Badilini — November 16, 2021
(RNS) — Though data is sparse, the church and Italian atheists agree that the 2-decade-old process is becoming more common.
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